DARE: Our Associate Research Program

Current DARE projects

Development of a genome engineering technique for cell-type labeling and its application for understanding neural processing of visual information
Associate professor Keisuke Yonehara, DANDRITE Group Leader - Dept. Biomedicine, Aarhus University
& Associate professor Ernst-Martin Füchtbauer, DANDRITE Associate Investigator - Dept. Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus University
Postdoc project (3 years) granted per April 2016.

Advanced fluorescence-based functional studies of the GABA transporter
Assistant professor Hanne Poulsen, DANDRITE Team Leader - Dept. Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus University
& Assistant professor Steffen Sinning, DANDRITE Associate Investigator - Dept. Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University
PhD project (4 years) granted per January 2016.

RSK/MSDK kinases and the AHC-related dysfunction of Na+,K+-ATPase
Professor Poul Nissen, DANDRITE core Group Leader - Dept. Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus University
& Professor Lars Iversen, DANDRITE Associate Investigator - Dept. Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University
& Natalya Fedosova, DANDRITE Associate Investigator - Dept. Biomedicine, Aarhus University
PhD project (4 years) granted per January 2016.

Role of SorCS2 in angiogenesis and vascular integrity in the brain
Professor Anders Nykjær, DANDRITE core Group Leader - Dept. Biomedicine, Aarhus University
& Professor Claus Oxvig, DANDRITE Associate Investigator - Dept. Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus University
Postdoc project (3 years) granted per April 2015.

Equipment for in situ X-ray crystal screening and optimization
Professor Poul Nissen, DANDRITE core Group Leader - Dept. Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus University
& Professor Søren Skou Thirup, DANDRITE Associate Investigator - Dept. Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus University
Equipment project (3 years) granted per January 2015.

Proteomic investigation of phosphorylation substrates for Polo like kinase-2 (PLK-2) and substrates for PLK-2 dependent degradation in cells and brain
Professor Poul Henning Jensen, DANDRITE core Group Leader - Dept. Biomedicine, Aarhus University
& Professor Martin Røssel Larsen, DANDRITE Associate Investigator - Dept. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Southern Denmark
Equipment project (3 years) granted per September 2014.

Structural analysis of the cation-chloride co-transporter NKCC1
Professor Poul Nissen, DANDRITE core Group Leader - Dept. Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus University
& Professor Robert Fenton, DANDRITE Associate Investigator - Dept. Biomedicine, Aarhus University
Postdoc project (3 years) granted per April 2014.

Live Imaging and Optical Control of Pluripotent Stem Cell Derivatives In Vivo
Associate professor Mark Denham, DANDRITE Group Leader - Dept. Biomedicine, Aarhus University
& Professor David Brooks, DANDRITE Associate Investigator - Dept. Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University
Postdoc project (3 years) granted per April 2014.

Polo-like kinase 2 defined pathways for regulating brain cell a-synuclein catabolism
– potential new targets for disease modifying treatment of Parkinson disease

Professor Poul Henning Jensen, DANDRITE core Group Leader - Dept. Biomedicine, Aarhus University
& Associate professor Frederik Vilhardt, DANDRITE Associate Investigator - Dept. of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Copenhagen University
PhD project (4 years) granted per April 2014.